Never Good Enough: Conviction or Condemnation?

07/21/18 (05/07) Video Broadcast

Never Good Enough: Conviction or Condemnation? - Study
We are really to begin our study portion for today's broadcast, and I want to talk today about a fundamental issue that we often hear as ministers of the new covenant, which we are as believers in Messiah Yahushua. You know so many of us who are coming into the Torah I find are struggling with some very, very important fundamentals of the good news, the glad tidings, the message of Yahushua the Messiah. It seems to be more prevalent among those who believe like I do that we should be a people who do observe the law of Yahweh and put our faith in Messiah Yahushua. And so people when they come into this understanding they get excited, they have some new commandments to obey and then walk them out, it may give them some type of assurance that Yahweh now accepts them, that they have come into this new truth and then but then later on at some point they still wonder if they are performing well enough to be accepted. You ever wonder if when Yahweh looks down from heaven and sees you if he feels like you are performing well enough for him to accept you and I and say to you well done good and faithful servant
and enter into the joy of your master.
You ever wondered if he would say that to you. If you were to die at this moment and we had this happen this week where a young man early twenties whole life is in front of him, just went off the road and within seconds his life was over. What would happen if this happened to you would you be in a place where you have assurance and boldness to know that you're coming to the throne of grace rather than the throne of condemnation? How do you know? Can you be sure?
Do you have confidence that he would accept you
right now?
So today's study title is called never good enough
conviction or condemnation, when you
hear the holy word, the Holy Scriptures what do
you hear? When you hear the commandments, when you read the commandments and you hear the commandments, what do you hear do you hear condemnation?
Do you feel like you could never measure up?
Do you feel as though you could never be good enough for him to accept you where you are? Or do you hear just conviction? Condemnation meaning you know you're going to face judgment on this and he's going to get you or do you hear conviction in the sense that, wow, I need to change this part of my life Yahweh help me to be an overcomer and lead me into paths of righteousness? Do you hear cursing or do you hear correction? Do you hear discouragement or do you hear encouragement? Do you hear I'm never good enough or do you hear my son my daughter let's take it to a higher level? What do you hear? Do you avoid hearing the scriptures because you feel like you are having to bear another load you can't handle? Do you hear binding chains or do you hear liberty? When you hear the word do you hear cutting criticisms or do you hear instruction in righteousness? That's a very important set of questions that we need to ask ourselves and also when we're relating to other people who are believers, we have to come to a correct understanding of where these things really are. Now if you feel this way I want to share some things today that may set you free. At the very least it will help you; help put you on a course that will bring you freedom. Now there are several possible reasons why you may feel this way when you read various scriptures and the first possible reason is: it is simply true. Blessed are those who do his commandments that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. But outside are the dogs, and sorcerers, and sexually immoral, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie. If we are not true believers, if we're simply pretenders these things may very well be true that we should be hearing condemnation and cutting criticism and something to bring us to a point where we need to bow before the Messiah Yahushua.
The scriptures declare that unbelievers could
never be good enough, it's true.
Ephesians 5:5; for this you know, no fornicator,
unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Messiah and Elohim. Galatians 5:19; now the works of the flesh are evident, which are; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, Idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, desertions, heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, revelling, and the like: of which I tell you beforehand, this as I told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of Elohim. And there are many other things that can get us in trouble, so some people will hear these words and feel condemned, feel cursed, feel unsaved and they may be right, might be.
It's a mistake to think it's only the old
testament scriptures that condemn, the truth is there a lot more scriptures in the new testament to speak of eternal damnation than you'll find in the old testament. The Old Testament primarily speaks of judgments that Yahweh did in this age, the New Testament speaks primarily of damnation that will take place in the world to come. In fact Yahushua said, for every idle word that men may speak, and they will give account thereof in the Day of Judgment. Every idle word you have to give account for; for
by your words (not just Yahweh's words, your own
words) you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.
Some others James 5:9; do not grumble against one
another, brethren, lest you be condemned: behold, the judge is standing at the door.
You want judgment on somebody else for their
sins but of course you will certainly not want that on you.
Yahushua said to the Scribes and Pharisees,
serpents' brood of vipers; how can you escape the condemnation of hell? Mark 3:28; surely I say to you, all sins will be forgiven to the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter: But he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never forgiveness (never, never has forgiveness), but is
subject to eternal condemnation.

John 3:19; and this is the condemnation that the
light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. John 5:28; do not marvel at this: for the hour is coming, in which all who are in the graves will hear his voice. And come forth; those who have done good, to the resurrection of life; and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation. There are some people as I read these scriptures they want to turn the broadcast off immediately, they don't want to hear these things and hide their head in the sand and we will not recognize they exist, they feel condemned. And it's so overwhelming, they don't know what to do
with it; but if we love, done evil, if we love
darkness more than light we're in big trouble. If we've misspoken our own words can condemn us, if we grumble against our brother we can be condemned, because the judge is standing at the door. And if we have ever blasphemed the Holy Spirit we're in a huge heap of trouble because our sins cannot be forgiven ever, ever, ever. We will never have forgiveness Yahushua said but would be subject to eternal condemnation, these are very serious words. If we practice the works of the flesh mentioned in Galatians 5, fighting and arguing, dissensions and anger and outburst of wrath, if we practice them we will not inherit the kingdom Paul wrote. So much for the idea that Old Testament is all about condemnation, the New Testament is all about grace and forgiveness. Truth be told you can find condemnation and promises of mercy in both the old and New Testament scriptures. If we're not his we will be condemned, no question. So it's quite possible, the reason why you hear condemnation when you read the word, cursing and discouragement, never good enough, binding chains, cutting criticism is because you are condemned, cursed and bound by iniquity, never good enough under his criticism and therefore you ought to be discouraged. I know it's a hard word, people don't want to hear these words today but it's the truth, sometimes the truth hurts. Now there is hope because even if you since
condemnation and even if it's true, once you
understand the bad news there's another message in the holy scriptures that Yahweh very much wants you to hear.
Yahushua said I have come that they may have life,
and that they may have it more abundantly. I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives his life for the sheep.
Matthew 18:11; for the Son of man has come to save
that which was lost.
His message is simple, he wants to save you, he laid
down his life for you so that you would not need to face condemnation. And in spite of what anyone may have told you there are only 2 things necessary, 2 for someone to come to salvation and be granted eternal life, only 2 things. No, not Torah keeping, not Sabbath keeping, not using the right names, not make sure you cross your t's and dot your i's and, you know, 2 things. Salvation is simple, a child can understand it. Number one, repentance, repentance. Number 2, faith in Yahushua for the forgiveness of sin. That's it, you need to do it.
Acts 2:38 says this; Repent, and let every one

of you be baptized in the name of Yahushua Messiah
for the forgiveness (or omissions) of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. And Paul taught in Acts 20:20; he kept back nothing helpfully proclaimed and taught publicly to Jews and Greeks, repentance toward Elohim and faith toward our Master Yahushua.
The word translated repent simply means to turn, it
doesn't mean you're instantly perfect, never commit another sin for the rest of your life. It simply means turn away from unrighteousness, turn towards righteousness. Turn away from following the enemy in his ways, turn toward following the example of Yahushua the Messiah and his ways. And part of that includes seeking truth and learning more of what Yahweh desires of us and putting a sincere effort and applying them to our lives. Part of that includes coming to him in seeking forgiveness if we do sin, and committing ourselves to not repeating the same sin. None of us, not myself, not anyone on this earth is 100 percent perfect in all their ways.
Because the truth is even if we don't really know of
any sin we're committing, we're still learning and Yahweh has other things he wants us to learn, so that we can more correctly live out the example of Yahushua. None of us are a finished product and Yahweh is always trying to get our attention with things. So if we turn away, if we repent, if we turn away from unrighteousness, we turn toward righteousness and we put our trust in Yahushua for the forgiveness of sin we will not need to hear condemnation and cursing. We only need your conviction, correction and instruction and righteousness.
Now some people, they are under the impression that

they have to keep an on-going mental record of
their sins, in the sense that let's suppose they start out the day they have not sinned. They sin halfway through the day they commit a sin, they feel as if they were to die at that moment that they're committing the sin or die at that moment that they were in the middle of it and they face Yahweh on the day of judgment, they will be condemned. Is that you? Do you feel like if you were to commit a sin and in the middle of committing a sin immediately you died, that's like a good guarantee you're going to hell. Or if you committed a sin and you didn't yet confess it, and forsake it, and repent of it, immediately that's it you're going to hell. If that is your mentality you don't understand grace, you understand the gospel; you see Yahweh doesn't embrace us, call us his children and the minute we commit one sin he kicks us out of his house. And then we ask forgiveness he brings back in again and then we commit some other sin he kick us out of his house again. And then we ask forgiveness and he brings back in again, out-in. in-out, in-out, in-out: it doesn't work that way.
Now does that mean you shouldn't confess right away?
No, does that mean that you shouldn't seek forgiveness immediately? No, you should, that is what you should do; but if
death catches you unawares and you haven't done it
but Yahweh knows whether it's your habit to do so, whether in your heart you're concerned about your sin and you don't want to commit it anymore. And maybe out of weakness you fell into it or something and then you know but you hate it, you want to turn away from it, you don't wanna do it anymore, you're sincere in your heart, you're trying to overcome but you have some bad habits you need a break, just habits.
And so it's not a back and forth traveling, in and
out of his house, in and out of his family, he doesn't adopt you and then separate you, adopts you again, separates you again, adopts you again, that's insanity. What father does that? His children mess up once and kick him out of the house. As for grace, O come back in, come back in, it doesn't work that way.
So please understand the good news, the good news
is he's willing to be patient with you, the good news when you're cooperating with him and you're seeking righteousness and you're trying to be an overcomer. Yes you'll seek, you'll ask for forgiveness right away, yes you'll not want to do this anymore, you ask him to forgive you and help you overcome this thing, whatever's had is you're dealing with. But you're not the traveling man where you're going in and out of his house, adopted-separated, adopted-separated, it doesn't work that way, all right. So what if you hear all these things and this is
what you hear condemnation cursing, discouragement,
never good enough.
And this is what you hear but the reason why you
hear them is because you're deceived, because you don't understand the good news.
You believe you have to achieve a certain level of
righteousness before Yahweh accepts you and so you'll hear these scriptures like well many are called but few are chosen. And you'll wonder in your heart maybe I'm just not chosen or you are wondering in your heart whether, maybe you blaspheme the Holy Spirit and that you're unworthy. Other people you know, those scriptures are for other people but you, not so much.
Yes some people are chosen, some people have not....
you wonder so you see yourself as condemned because you think you have to have a good enough level of righteousness before Yahweh is willing to accept you.
Let's look into the scriptures and see how
good you have to be in order for Yahweh to accept you and want you to be his chosen child. Okay, Acts chapter 9, Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Master, went to the high priest. Ask letters from him to the synagogues of Damascus, so if he found any who were of the way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly a light shined around him from heaven. He fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? Think about this, Saul was on his way to murder and imprison Yahushua's own disciples. You can hardly get any more evil than that and while he's on his way to do these heinous crimes Yahushua shows up, calls out to him and brings him to a place of repentance, ends up getting baptized.
So how good did Paul have to be before Yahushua
would say alright I'll accept you? See Paul was deceived, Paul was a wicked man he had conceded to the first murder of Yahushua's disciples, he was on his way to commit even more, and I venture to say that probably none of us have committed such crimes right. I mean even if we had would it matter? No because Yahushua met Paul right where he was, brought him to this place of repentance and little did he know he wouldn't be imprisoning anymore Yahushua's disciples in Damascus. And he would in fact become one, and after blinding Paul, Yahushua sent Ananias to heal him with sight and fill him with Yahweh's spirit and the scales fell from his eyes and he was baptized in the name of Yahushua the Messiah. It says; Ananias went his way, entered the house; that his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Master, Yahushua, who appeared to you on the road as you came, has sent me, that you may receive your sight, and be filled with the Holy Spirit. Immediately there fell from his eyes something like scales: and he received his sight at once, and he rose, and was baptized. My point is here, you don't have to be good enough to become his disciple you only need to make a decision, to turn away from the wrong that you're doing and have faith in the Messiah Yahushua for the remission of sins. Paul said; this is a faithful saying, worthy of all acceptance, Messiah Yahushua came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. However for this reason I obtained mercy, that in me first Yahushua Messiah might show all longsuffering, as a pattern to those who are going to believe on him for everlasting life. A pattern, so bring up Paul for this reason he's a pattern those who were believing in Yahushua for everlasting, Paul can be saved. Chief of sinners you can be saved, if Peter denied Yahushua after walking with him for 3 years, denied him 3 times, if he can be saved you can be saved. But as I say he doesn't call the qualified, he qualifies those he calls.
Another example, Yahushua was hanging on the tree,
he was mocked by many, Likewise the chief priests also mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said, he saved others; himself he cannot save. If he is the King of Israel, let him come down from the cross, and we will believe him. He trusted in Elohim; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of Elohim. Even the robbers, who were crucified with him, reviled him with the same thing.
So the robbers who were crucified with Yahushua
reviled him at some point, though we see a change of heart from one of them. Luke 23:39; one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed on him, saying, if you are the Messiah, save yourself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Do you not even fear Elohim, seeing you are under the same condemnation? For we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man has done nothing wrong. And he said to Yahushua, remember me when you come into your kingdom. And Yahushua said to him, assuredly I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise. Think about that for a moment, what works of righteousness did the criminal do?
Nothing, he'd simply had a change of heart about
Yahushua who was dying with him.
I can see this happening where someone just going
on the crowds there for a while and at first thinking this man's guilt as they were. But then at some point the man who was hanged there with them must have heard something that persuaded him Yahushua was innocent and he really was the Messiah and he repented, even rebuking the other robber for continuing to revile him. So what was it that this robber did in order to come to salvation? He simply believed in Yahushua with all his heart, even asking him to remember him in the kingdom and so he obviously repented of his wrongdoing. He had a change of heart, he acknowledged he deserved to die for his crimes. And even rebuke the other criminal for not fearing Elohim. So what is necessary for one to receive salvation? Simply repentance and faith in the Messiah Yahushua, if you can get baptized, get baptized obviously the thief on the tree couldn't get baptized. If you can do it, so if the thief on the tree couldn't you know come down and so there's hope for you too, if something is hindering you from getting baptized, if you've not been baptized get baptized. So this is what he taught, repentance and faith; so if we repent and we have faith in the Messiah Yahushua we will be accepted by him, it really is that simple. Nothing complicated, nothing complicated. It's men who complicate everything, it's men who say no no no, you got listen to our church doctrine before you can be accepted, no no you're lost and going to hell because you haven't accepted my particular pet doctrine. It's men who say no you're not accepted because you don't go to my church, or subscribe to my denomination.
Its men who say well you haven't yet measured up,
you gotta learn some more.
What a tangled web man will weave and they have
this set of church doctrines you gotta sign off on before you're a bonafide, card-carrying member of the assembly of Yahweh, whatever church they're part of. And it's a mess the most wicked, rotten, filthy sinner on the planet, if he gone to his face
repented and receive Messiah Yahushua and he
died at that say 5 minutes later. And the most righteous upright, holy, blameless man on the planet died 5 minutes later, the same exact moment. They both will receive eternal life, I didn't
write the mail, this is what is taught, turn away
from sin whatever you know sin to be, turn away from it and receive the Messiah Yahushua, that's it.
You see, you have to understand something very
important, relationships and the way relationships
work particularly relationship with Yahweh

You don't have to attain a certain level of
righteousness before he accepts you, he already accepts you at the very moment you repent and receive Messiah. And then in an environment of acceptance, in an environment of love he will lead you through the process of discipleship that will involve changing your habits from the old ways to new and more upright ways. He doesn't wait until you reach twelfth grade before he gives you your diploma and says, alright, I accept you now. He takes you in kindergarten and he holds your hand and he instructs you through all 12 grades and kindergarten and teaches you as a general
He's not standing behind you with a stick, waving it trying to drive you forward. He's in front of you calling you to follow his
lead and those that do, will; and those that
don't, won't. But as long as we are cooperating with the process by genuinely pursuing righteous living and putting Yahweh first in our lives, that's repentance and he's willing to cleanse you of all unrighteousness. And that's why they call him amazing grace, he's not scaling from his high throne and waiting for you to finally crawl out of piles of condemnation and perform well enough before he accepts you. He knows you need an environment of love and acceptance to really grow.
So follow him, follow him to the end of your days
out of love follow him, because there is no safer place to go. And there is no one who will understand you like he understands you, and there is no other voice that will take you into eternal life.
At the same time don't let his grace take the edge
off for your zeal for righteousness. At the same time don't let your zeal for righteousness take the edge off of what you understand as you're completely helpless without his grace.
But he values you, the very hairs of your head
are all numbered, he cares about you.
Some of you have grown up in negative abusive
households and you just feel ugly, you feel unholy, you feel unaccepted and I'm so sorry you feel that way.
But understand you have to make a distinction between
however you were treated by authority figures as a child and who Yahweh says he is. And if you've grown up with negative and discouraging and condemning parents who could not be pleased no matter what you did and called you names and says you never amount to anything and give you identity statements that brought you down, and tore you down, I'm sorry. Some of you have been unloved and hated by your husband's, I'm sorry but listen Yahweh does value you even if you're the only person in the world that sinned, Yahushua because he is loving would have died for you personally. It's the nature of Yahweh to love, he can't be anything other than that. 1 John 4:15 says; whoever confesses that Yahushua, is a son of Elohim abides in him, and he in Elohim. And we have known and believed the love of Elohim he has had for us (you believe that love he has for you?). Elohim is love; and he who abides in love abides in Elohim, and Elohim in him. You have to believe the love that he has for you,
because it's not possible for Elohim to be anything
but loving and just as you and I would hopefully risk our lives to save a child from a burning building, even if the child was rebellious, you would want to save them because you love them. Yahweh can't do anything but love you enough to save you, even if you're the only sinner because the hairs of your head are all numbered, his eyes are always upon you because he is love ,he can't be anything but that. If you have never seen love in the world I'm sorry but he is love.
If you've ever at one time seen love in the world
that's him, it cannot be otherwise that's who he is and no matter how many people have rejected you, and hated you, and tossed you aside, excluded you and put you down. No matter how many times you've been on the outside looking in, the black sheep of the family, the black sheep of everything. No matter how many times you've sinned against him, he still loves. Even if you're not a believer, even if you're not a believer; for Elohim so loved the world, he gave his only begotten son; that whoever believes in him would should not perish but have eternal life. So listen you've read that verse before probably I would guess, but it's the word of Yahweh it's awesomely true. He still loves you anyway, please understand even if no one else values you he values you, even if no one else wants you Yahweh wants you, even if no one else cares about you, Yahweh cares about you. I'm not just saying that, we can see his love for us by what he does for us, and so what needs to happen is that at some point we're going to have to make a distinction between man and Yahweh, between what our mother have said about us, our father have said about us and what Yahweh has said about us. If our parents were harsh and condemning and negative, okay that's their problem but those human beings in a box and say well you know what it's just how they were. But how they are, how they were doesn't change who Yahweh is and how he is. And so a distinction must be made, your parents, your spouse they may be that way, that's their problem. But Yahweh is different from them, and if that's what you're dealing with I hope you see Yahweh really is different because you are a person of great worth not because of what you've done, but because of who you are, you were created in the image of Elohim.
Suppose there was an artist, world-famous
artist, he spent a year making a painting, his goal was to replicate to exact detail a portrait of someone and every eyelash, every hair was carefully painted, wall-sized and the day came a great crowd
gathers around, draws back the curtain and everyone
just gasps, amazed at the tremendous work that had just been created. What would that painting have to do, to be valued by the painter? Just exist right, a product of his work, this has to exist. Well Yahweh in heaven created man and we just by
our mere existence have tremendous value and worth
inherently just because Yahweh created us.
And the truth is when he was looking for a pattern
after which to create us and looking for an image, he chose himself.
So you were created in his image and by default
having done nothing, but exist he values you.
You are unique, there is no one else like you ever
on the earth and there will never be another person like you.
You don't have to do anything, for a while we
were yet sinners Yahushua died for us.
Even if you're an unbeliever, he still
values you; the question is whether you're going to value him and if you don't value him that's your
And he will allow you to be separated from him because you didn't value him and there is a place where those who don't value him will go. And you don't want to be there, so the question is not your worth, it's whether or not he has worth to you, not the other way round. You're already of tremendous worth and value, some say you know Tom I hear what you're saying but I'm crying my eyes out right now, I don't know what to say but I still feel unforgiven, still don't think yeah maybe other people. I haven't valued Yahweh enough and so I guess I'm out, scripture says if we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.
If we confess our sins he is faithful and just to
forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. So first of all he acknowledges that you and I and all of us have sin in our lives, we may or may not know about it. But if we know about it were told to confess it, confessing means to agree, yes Yahweh I have sinned. Now because we are already a repentant people who are seeking to overcome sin it's a foregone conclusion, we're making sincere efforts to overcome the temptations that come our way as a foregone conclusion that we don't want to intentionally live and wallow in our sins, it's a foregone conclusion then. It's just a matter of confessing our sins before Yahweh, seeking cleansing and forgiveness that he promises. So if you confess your sins he is faithful and just, don't say Yahweh is unfaithful and he's unjust, and would not forgive you your sins and cleanse of all unrighteousness. Say, yes, he is faithful and just I would not accuse him of being unfaithful and unjust.
And he will cleanse you from all unrighteousness,
if you're cleansed of all unrighteousness what does that mean? That means you are every bit as righteous as Yahushua the Messiah because you're cleansed of all righteousness. And again I want to reiterate, if you confess
your sin, before you confess your sin are you a
believer? Does he accept you? Does he love you? I mean you don't fall out of salvation the second you sin, it's only when you are willing to practice it. It's when you're willing to go along with it, I mean the son that is practicing ongoing practicing sin will eventually have to be removed from the household because he is corrupting everybody else. And he's not willing to be living his life as a son,
but understand and believe the good news and hear no

condemnation, just conviction, he's trying to
take you to another place higher; not cursing but correction. Not discouragement but encouragement, not never good enough but let me take you to higher level son, daughter.
Not binding chains, liberty, the perfect law
of liberty, not cutting criticism but instruction in righteousness.
So, realize Satan is always trying to make you feel
guilty, he's got an old con game, I need to tell you about this. He's got a real game going, see, first he tempts you to do the sin and then if you fall to it then he condemns you for as long as you listen to it. Even after you've contested it realize first of all, if you face a temptation that doesn't mean you're filthy, rotten and Yahweh hate you. Even Yahushua was tempted in all points just as we are, our minds are a battleground it's not just our own thoughts that enter the battlefield. Yahweh brings starts to remind by his spirit Satan brings us his doctrines too by his spirit, the unclean spirit and we of course have our own thoughts. But our mind is the battlefield and just because an unclean thought enters your mind that doesn't mean you're filthy, rotten and Yahweh hates you, the enemy is the one who often plants these thoughts in our minds and we think it's our own thoughts, really it's his thoughts.
So what you gonna do with them thoughts?
You wanna cast away, is it what you want to do?
Get rid of them, and because our weapons of our

warfare are not carnal they are mighty, casting
down arguments, every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of Elohim.
So when we get these thoughts in our head about
us being unaccepted by Yahweh, of us being worthless or even if we confess and repented of our sins, you get these thoughts in your mind, you need to take these thoughts captive, grab hold of them, put in a box, reject them in the name of Yahushua. Or just be indifferent to it, ignore it, he hates it
when we're indifferent to him.
But recognize and say no, I'm going to believe Yahweh ,I'm going to believe his word not the words of the enemy, I'm going to embrace the good news that Yahweh is willing to have patience with us even Paul, even Peter. There are some pretty bad things in fact David did too and they were all righteous men.
That's why Yahushua said come to me, all you who
are heavy laden, I will give you rest. Psalm 103; he has not dealt with us according to our sins; nor punished us according to our iniquities. For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward those who fear him. As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. As a father pities his children, Yahweh pities those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust. As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone; and its place remembers it no more. But the mercy of Yahweh is from everlasting to everlasting upon those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children. Isn't that beautiful?
So what do you hear condemnation or
conviction, cursing or correction, discouragement or encouragement, never good enough or taking you to a higher level, binding chains or liberty, cutting criticism or instruction in righteousness? In other words are you under the law or are you under grace? You wanna hear something interesting, I thought this quite a lot lately, people who are struggling with this very thing, they're not putting their trust and faith in Messiah Yahushua for the forgiveness of sin. They are trusting in their own works and that is a dead end road, we have to put our trust in the Messiah Yahushua, we have to. And we have to be willing to put away and consider the old man to be dead and a new man alive in Messiah Yahushua.
At the same time we have to recognize the
importance of repentance.
Otherwise we're despising the riches of his goodness
and forbearance and long-suffering not knowing that the goodness of Elohim leads us to repentance. But in accordance with the hardest and impending heart would be treasuring up wrath for ourselves in the day of wrath in revelation of the righteous judgment of Elohim. Who will render to each one according to his deeds. So his goodness must lead us to repentance, there
are some today teaching, don't worry about the
repentant part of it, they're saying Oh, it doesn't really matter you're saved by grace, you just hold on to your Messiah and everything's going to be okay. But Yahweh is willing to save those who repent, but that's it we have to repent. And are we willing to repent? Are we willing to turn away from sin? Are we willing to turn toward righteousness? That's the question, otherwise we despise the riches of his goodness. How about you are you willing to repent, are you
willing to turn away from what he says is sin and
turn toward what he says is righteousness?
Not every one who says to me, Master, Master, will
enter the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the will of my Father in heaven, Yahushua said. For many will say to me in that day, Master, Master, have we not prophesied in your name? And in your name have cast out demons? And in your name done many wonderful works? I will declare to them, I never knew you: depart from me, you who practice lawlessness (the Hebrew there means rebellious, the Greek there means rebellious sin, just continuing in it
He has to be our Master not just in word but indeed, and we have to be real, we can't be a bunch
of fakers, you know doing whatever we want to do
really. Now there are many of you listening to the broadcast I want to say I praise Yahweh for you. You don't feel condemned when the scriptures are shared because you're putting your trust in Yahushua for the forgiveness of sin. But at the same time you love Yahweh, you feel conviction when there's something in your life that's not according to the word, you don't feel cursed because you understand Yahushua bore the curse for you and yet that doesn't stop you from hearing and heeding correction.
I don't want you to feel discouraged when scripture
speaks against your actions, I want you to feel encouraged because Yahweh has opened your eyes and you can now work on changing the ugly habit. For those of you who are excited to learn more about the things you're doing wrong, because while you recognize you could never be good enough to earn a ticket to the kingdom, you love Yahweh so much. You just want to take a walk to a higher level, I love every one of you so much, you don't see the law it's something that binds you because you are set free in the Messiah Yahushua, you see sinners bondage and you're well pleased to hear of new things that you need to change. Because you recognize the law is teaching you the way of love, the way freedom, the way of liberty and you don't see the scriptures with teaching against sin as something that's for the purposes of cutting you down and tearing you to shreds of criticism. But it's something that, to correct you and instruct you in the way of love, in the way of righteousness so you could be more and more like Yahushua every day and I praise Yahweh for you. I'm with you, Yahweh is with you, all of heaven is with you. You'll understand the good news of Yahushua Messiah, you're very blessed and your ears are able to hear and your eyes are able to see, you don't see grace as something that should be taking the edge off your zeal for righteous living, you don't see your zeal for righteous living as a sole means of salvation. And all of the scriptures I've ever read it is so clear to me that you are what Yahweh is looking for.
And for those who feel beat down and condemned,
cursed and discouraged because although you're repentant you have no assurance of righteousness, I say to you come to Yahushua HaMashiach put your faith in him.
You must have faith in him to be saved, put your
faith in him and trust his righteousness is sufficient for you, his grace is sufficient for you, his grace is what you need, he is waiting for you to reject fear and embrace faith, he's waiting.
Reject fear, embrace faith, we have known and
believed the love that Elohim has for us, believe it brother and sister believe it Yahweh loves you so much, he is love and he who abides in love
abides in Elohim and Elohim in him.
Love has been perfected, in this that we may have
boldness, in the day of judgment.
Imagine that, you're coming to face the creator of the universe and you can come on that day of judgment with bonus knowing that as he is, so
are we in this world.
We have been created in his image and where we have failed to walk uprightly and lovingly as his image would be, we have the Messiah Yahushua who restored us to that perfect image of Elohim and we are cleansed of all unrighteousness and therefore we can have boldness in the day of judgment, and not be bowing our heads and going... I really hope you're not going to condemn me, as I know I have been a bad person, I've done bad things, you don't have to think that way.
Repentant believers in Messiah who are pursuing
righteousness, who were trying to overcome, you may slip, you may fall. Scripture says a righteous man fall 7 times but he gets back up again, he doesn't lay there and wallow in it like this pig wallowing in the mire and says this is where I'm gonna take my residence, he gets back up again. And for those who get back up again you can have confidence and boldness on the day of judgment because as he is, so are you.
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out
fear: because fear involves torment. You don't have to fear the torment of Elohim, if you have embraced the good news of Messiah Yahushua, repentance and faith in Yahushua, you don't have to fear, he accepts you, he cares about you.
Don't fear the torment, embrace the one who loves
you, rejoice that you see his face. Because if you're feared you're not understanding what love is. We love him because he first loved us.
So I'm telling you right now Yahweh wants you to
know and believe the love he has for you, that he is love and he can actually have boldness on the day of judgment and not fear. He wants to set you free from that fear and that torment and for any who are lacking faith, for any who are lacking repentance I'm calling you to come into the light, come to the place of freedom and peace. Come to Yahushua in faith and repentance that's all he asks for, if you're willing to do those things, he's willing to meet you right where you are. Are you ready to meet him today? Tomorrow is no guarantee, are you ready to meet with him today.
O Father Yahweh, Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh be your

awesome name.
I pray father Yahweh that anyone within the hearing of my voice who have not committed their lives to you and handed you the reins and said Yahweh
you're my king.
If they will turn away from their unrighteous ways and the unrighteous men and women their thoughts and return to you. As your word has said you will abundantly pardon, as Yahushua says I have come that they might have life abundant life.
There are some who embrace your Torah because they
felt like O, we hear something I can finally do it and he'll finally accept me, teach them and correct them father. Thank you for showing them your Torah, teach them and correct them. Let them know that you love them, you accept them
right where they're at.
No matter how far someone has strayed, no matter how awful they have been, no matter how many times they have sinned against you, you're calling them back to you now.
Anyone within the sound of my voice, call them back

father and father I know your word has said that

you draw people by your spirit, I can't do any
words I speak only your holy spirit can draw people. And those who don't care to listen, of course you're not drawing them but those who are listening and they're feeling convicted that can only happen by your spirit and therefore they could not possibly have blasphemed it.
In everything Father Yahweh we know that you
are the eternal hand that we can hang on to that will never change, your love will be constant,
your patience is very real and your gentleness can
make us great.
Pour out your spirit upon the listeners of the
broadcast today and that your spirit do its work in
their hearts for truly yours is the kingdom and
power and glory and majesty and all praise, honor and worship belongs to you. Yahweh Eloheinu, Yahweh Our Mighty One, forever and ever in Yahushua's great name we pray, we thank you for eternal life in him, Amein.

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